Carved Timber Head Sculpture
Carved timber head sculpture by Maria Orsto of Tiwi Design.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Tiwi Design is one of the oldest and most artistically diverse art centres in Australia. The art centre produces ochre paintings on canvas and bark, ironwood carvings, screen printed fabrics, ceramics, bronze and glass sculptures as well as limited edition prints. Its aim is to promote, preserve and enrich Tiwi culture.
Tiwi Design is located at Nguiu on the south eastern corner of Bathurst Island. Nguiu has a population of approximately 1500. Bathurst Island has a land area of 2,200 square kilometres and is 80 kilometres north of Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia.
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Dimensions: H 115 x Dia 60mm
Materials: Timber (Ironwood)
Care Instructions: Wipe with a soft cloth
Due to the handmade nature of the products dimensions may vary on individual pieces.
Due to the nature of works by Tiwi Designs, the natural materials of ochre pigments and carved ironwood can at times smudge and/or crack. JamFactory takes great care when displaying and packaging all works, and the condition of these is as received from the makers at Tiwi Designs.
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Handmade in Australia.